How to Cook Lamb Chump Chops

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How to Cook Lamb Chump Chops
Lamb chump chops come from the back end of the lamb. (Thomas Northcut/Digital Vision/Getty Images)

The chump is a cut of meat from the back end of a sheep just above the leg. It is often cut into chops, and has a rich lamb flavour. Lamb chump chops can be prepared on your grill, but if it isn't grilling season you can make them just as well in a pan on your hob.

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Things you need

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Jerk spice
  • Garlic
  • Mint
  • Olive oil
  • Sauté pan
  • Spatula or tongs
  • Cutting board
  • Knife

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  1. 1

    Season your chump chops with salt and pepper, or the marinade of your choice. Flavours may include jerk spice, garlic or mint.

  2. 2

    Turn your burner to medium heat and add about a tablespoon of olive oil or other cooking oil to a sauté pan.

  3. 3

    Wait for the oil to heat and sear your chump chops on both sides until the outside is a golden brown colour.

  4. 4

    Reduce the heat and cook for six to eight more minutes on each side.

  5. 5

    Place your chump chops on a cutting board or plate and let them rest for 10 minutes before cutting.

Tips and warnings

  • Consider making a pan sauce with garlic, cream or any other ingredients you like for an added dimension to your chops.

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